How To: Create a Basic Attendance Sheet in Excel

If you're a teacher in any type of school, whether it's high school, college, or middle school, it's imperative that you keep an attendance sheet. The paper and pen route can get pretty messy, and very disorganized, and that's where Microsoft Excel comes in. With this software, you can create a simple yet functional attendance sheet to keep track of your students.

How To: Save a file in Microsoft Word .docx and .doc format

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to save in .doc file format in Microsoft Word 2007. When saving a file, click on File and select Save As. In Format, change it to Word 97-2004 Document(.doc) and check Append file extension. To set .doc as the default format, go to Word and select Preferences. Under Output and Sharing, click on Save and change the format to .doc in Save word file as. This video will benefit those viewers who want to learn how to save files in .doc format so that it ca...

How To: Retrieve the name of a lowest-bidding vendor in Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 283rd installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use the INDEX, MATCH and MIN functions to retrieve vendors name when they have made the low bid.

How To: Use the SUMIF function with an array in Microsoft Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 694th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how the SUMIF function (and COUNTIF, etc.) cannot accept arrays. If you need to sum by year from transactional data the SUMIF and YEAR functions cannot be used together. Instead we can use the SUMPRODUCT function.

How To: Calculate invoices and trade discounts in MS Excel

As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is business math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 43rd installment in his "Excel Business Math" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to complete an invoice and calculate trade discounts.

How To: Generate random numbers (with decimals) in Excel

This video shows you how to generate random numbers with decimals in Microsoft Excel.When generating random numbers you must have a lower and upper limit, so that your number will be generated between the two limits. For a number without decimals, you only have to use the "=randbetween" function. If you want to use decimals, you will have to use a different but similar function. Start by typing "=rand()". Next, you multiply this by the difference between the limits and add the lower limit. Fo...

How To: Do matrix multiplication and inverse in MS Excel

This is a video about the multiplication, determination, and inverse of matrix using excel. First we have to take two matrix in excel. If you take two 3x3 matrices and multiply it then you will get a 3x3 matrix as a result. First we have to select 3x3 cells in the excel and give then a formula of =mmult(and then select the first matrix it will automatically takes the row and cell numbers, next select the second matrix). Then it will give the answer. Next if you want to find the determinant of...

How To: Create a multiuser login system in Microsoft Access

The Microsoft Office Access 2007 relational database manager enables information workers to quickly track and report information with ease thanks to its interactive design capabilities that do not require deep database knowledge. In this Microsoft Access video tutorial, you'll learn about creating a multi-user login form to password protect different areas of your database.

How To: Add data series to a chart in Microsoft Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 92nd installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to add data series to a chart, change the chart type for just one data series and see an excellent copy data to chart trick.

How To: Create random basic math problems in Microsoft Excel

Love Microsoft Excel? This clip contains a tip that just might induce you to. With this free video tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 71st installment of his "YouTubers Love Excel" or YTLE series of free video MS Excel lessons, you'll learn how to create random math problems for your kids with the CHOOSE, RANDBETWEEN, DOLLAR and TEXT functions. Learn to love digital spreadsheets more perfectly with the tricks outlined in this free Microsoft Office how-to.

How To: Insert a picture or clip art in MS Word 2007

For inserting a picture, from the INSERT Tab click picture. Then the insert dialog box gets opened. From there you can locate the desired picture. Locate the picture to be inserted and double click it. We can also replace the picture selected. For replacing any one of the following can be done: Under PICTURE tools, on the FORMAT tab, in the ADJUST group, click Change picture OR right click the picture to be replaced and click CHANGE PICTURE. Locate a new picture, and double click it.

How To: Scan a document in Word 2007

With technology nowaday, it has become so much easier to scan documents. In the past, people would always take their work to places like Kinkos and pay others to do something that would be simple and easy to do at home. But since the release of multi-functional printers that not only print, they scan, fax, and can even download pictures directly to your computer. This tutorial will show you how to scan a document and send it to your Word program. Enjoy!

How To: Find the average time between orders in an Excel sheet

New to Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 371st installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to calculate the average time between customer orders by adding a new column to a data set with an IF function formula.

How To: Create a distribution for categorical data in MS Excel

If you use Microsoft Excel on a regular basis, odds are you work with numbers. Put those numbers to work. Statistical analysis allows you to find patterns, trends and probabilities within your data. In this MS Excel tutorial from everyone's favorite Excel guru, YouTube's ExcelsFun, the 12th installment in his "Excel Statistics" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to use Advanced Filter 'Unique Records Only" to extract a list of unique items from a data base, and then use the COUNTI...

How To: Cut, copy, and paste to the clipboard in MS Wrod 2007

HelpVids user mel_bone teaches you how to cut, copy and paste to the clipboard in Microsoft Word 2007. Select the first paragraph by either triple clicking on it or selecting it with your mouse. Click "Copy" in the top ribbon or press "ctrl + c". Then use "Paste" or "ctrl + v". To cut a paragraph, select it and click "Cut" or press "ctrl + x". Using the paste options, you can only paste the text, without its formatting. By clicking the small icon next to the Clipboard tab, you will open the p...

How To: Create a series AA, AB ... ZZ in Microsoft Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 279th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how use the ADDRESS, LEFT, ROW, ROWS, and COLUMN functions to create the series AA, AB, ZZ with a formula.

How To: Enter formulas in Excel with a macro

In order to enter formulas in Excels with a macro, you will need to open your spreadsheet. Formulas are used to do calculations. Go to the field, where you want to enter a formula. Type in the formula. Then, highlight the formula. Press Control + C to copy the formula. Next, delete the contents of the cell. Press Alt + F11.

How To: Create a Tangent Line with Excel

Given a function, you can easily find the slope of a tangent line using Microsoft Excel to do the dirty work. That is to say, you can input your x-value, create a couple of formulas, and have Excel calculate the secant value of the tangent slope. This is a fantastic tool for Stewart Calculus sections 2.1 and 2.2.

How To: Create dynamic sub tables in Microsoft Excel

New to Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly advanced as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 538th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to create dynamic sub tables based on master sheet array as well as how to create array formulae quickly with the Drill-Through method. All this is accomplished with recourse to the COUNTIF, IF, ROWS, INDEX, SMALL, ROW functions.

How To: Extract part of a table from a larger table in Excel

New to Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 185th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to create a formula to extract part of a table from a larger table. You'll accomplish this with an array formula that uses Excel's INDIRECT, IF, ROWS, COUNTIF, INDEX, SMALL, and ROW functions. The formula will extract records that meet one con...

How To: Create a percentage frequency table in Microsoft Excel

If you use Microsoft Excel on a regular basis, odds are you work with numbers. Put those numbers to work. Statistical analysis allows you to find patterns, trends and probabilities within your data. In this MS Excel tutorial from everyone's favorite Excel guru, YouTube's ExcelsFun, the 4th installment in his "Excel Statistics" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to create a frequency table and percentage frequency table using a Pivot Table (PivotTable).

How To: Calculate proportions and percentages in Excel

This Excel Statistics series of video shows how to calculate proportions and percentages in Microsoft Excel. This video shows how to do percentage calculations using formulas in Microsoft Excel. To make a formula for a percentage, you need to first make a formula to calculate the total sum of objects you are going to use. To do that, use the sum formula. Now, divide the current object's value with the previously generated sum formula, which gives you the frequency. When you multiply this by 1...

How To: Extract records that meet certain criteria in Excel

New to Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly advanced as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 186th installment in their series of Excel magic tricks, you'll see how to extract records that meet two conditions (criteria) and list them in order with no extra rows between records as well as how to create a formula to extract part of a table from a larger table based on two criteria. (All of this is accomplished through us...

How To: Change Excel options directly in the Registry

This video shows us the method to block the formula bar, scroll bars and the status bars in Excel. Click on 'Start' and type 'regedit'. Click on 'regedit' and go to 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER'. Open it and go to 'Software' and 'Microsoft'. Expand it and go to 'Office' and open the version of Office on your computer. Expand it and go to Excel. Choose the options folder. Go to the 'Options' item and right click on it. Go to 'Modify' and type 150 in the text box. Click on 'OK'. Now restart the Excel and...

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